Food and Beverage Manager, Cultivate Hope

Matthew 25

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Guide overall strategic and operational direction of all F&B offerings for Cultivate Hope, including the Urban Farm, Corner Store and Groundswell Cafe to ensure an integrated, sustainable, standardized and profitable offering.
  • Deliver on the Matthew 25 expectations for margin, profitability, sustainability, nourishment and nutrition for all F&B offerings.
  • Work collaboratively with the Cultivate Hope team (staff and volunteers) to maximize their skills in a way that fits within the mission of Matthew 25.
  • Work with the chef and catering and events manager on seasonal menu creation featuring organically grown and seasonally featured produce from the Matthew 25 urban farm.
  • Work to make sure that all Cultivate Hope spaces are maximizing opportunities regarding food & beverage offerings.
  • Collaborate with the Cultivate Hope Education Manager, the Urban Farm Manager, and the Community building team to host educational workshops, food tastings and other community building activities centered around food.
  • Create and maintain department related guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Drive a positive work culture and environment and develop your team to ensure we are maximizing strengths and building a strong succession plan.
  • Develop, coach, evaluate, and train staff.
  • Plan and review results and expectations with employees on a regular basis.
  • Plan and assign work to others on the team based on goals, talents, and strengths.
  • Develop and oversee the budget of your function as well as all related F&B project budgets.
  • Provide cover in the cafe and for events for absences.
  • Recommend process improvements for increased efficiencies.
  • Display and promote company values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Caring about economically challenged people and neighborhoods.
  • Desire and drive for your work to contribute to an inclusive and sustainable society.
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with prevalent professional demeanor.
  • Ability to mentor, train, motivate, direct and empower a team.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment.
  • Ability to develop personnel to support present and future operations.
  • Analytical skills to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Exhibit sound and accurate judgment.
  • Ability to work effectively across departmental teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new approaches.
  • Maintain professional technical knowledge.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Products, Square and ability to learn new systems quickly.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in food, event planning, sales & marketing required.
  • Previous leadership experience in F&B operations required.
  • Excellent business acumen; ability to set budgets and targets, drive profitability and understand the P&L.

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Job Benefits:

Benefits include PTO, health insurance, Simple IRA match, short term disability and paid holidays.

 

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Matthew 25

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Posted 17 days ago

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